george lois

This tag is associated with 4 posts

New Book by Steven Heller: Graphic Design Rants and Raves

  Advice and Ruminations of graphic design in the 21st century! GRAPHIC DESIGN RANTS AND RAVES BON MOTS ON PERSUASION, ENTERTAINMENT, EDUCATION, CULTURE, AND PRACTICE by Steven Heller Design is everywhere. Graphic design enters into everything. This is the scope of designer Steven Heller’s latest essay anthology that covers the spectrum of graphic design and … Continue reading

ADC: Damn Good Advice from George Lois

About George Lois Any attempt to understand the Art of Advertising as a serious expression of a man’s creative originality is usually overwhelmed by controversy over morality and ethics. We tend to equate Art with Virtue and Commerce with Sin. According to some critics who try to understand its massive impact on modern living, advertising … Continue reading

Pure design for digital magazine by George Lois

Want to create a great cover page for your digital publication? Take a look at the George Lois design – it will help you understand the pure design. From 1962 to 1972, George Lois changed the face of magazine design with his ninety-two covers for Esquire magazine. He stripped the cover down to a graphically … Continue reading

Designer who changed the world – George Lois

George Lois: “I always knew I was the most talented kid in the school, ” says Lois of his time at Music and Art. “I also knew I was a lucky son of a bitch to be there.” Exposed to the city’s best art education, not mention school concerts directed by the likes of “a … Continue reading

Aston Martin DB10

Production will be strictly limited to 10 of the bespoke sports cars, developed and built by the designers, engineers and highly skilled craftspeople at Aston Martin’s Gaydon headquarters.

Architect Oscar Niemeyer

"My work is not about form follows function, but form follows beauty or, even better, form follows feminine."

BACK to BASICS: Portraits

Portraits of people are one of the first elements of the photography used in newspapers.

Typography: x-heigh

In typography, x-heigh refers to the heigh of lower case letters without upper or lower parts when compared to capital letters...

Designer George Lois

“I always knew I was the most talented kid in the school, ” says George Lois of his time at Music and Art. “I was lucky to be exposed to the city’s best art education"...

BODY COPY

Newspaper typefaces require a higher legibility then typefaces used for other printed products. Newspaper are printed on a paper of lesser quality under high speed.

How to redesign 1

Good redesign is driven by a deep understanding of the editorial mission of the publication.

Headline on photographs

The eternal dilemma! Dilemma of all editors on the planet Earth – to put or not put the headline or any kind of type in the photo.

Design Facts

Three elements that will greatly help you to understand how readers are observing you.

Typeface: NY Times Magazine

Sunday Magazine is an expansive family of fonts for information in tiny spaces and headlines at large sizes.

Infographics

When, why and whether to use infographic. The basic fact is that infographic refresh the publication, and it contributes to originality of your product.

A well-designed publication

Everything that a well-designed publication must have...

Archives

Categories